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— During the holiday season, reports of fraud, theft, and all sorts of scams aimed at taking advantage of people during a time of giving are numerous. Despite this, fraud isn’t solely a holiday issue. Fraud happens every day, all year long. Thieves, scammers, and crooks are out there looking to take advantage of our trusting nature. To better educate and protect Nevadans, AARP Nevada and our special guests from the Nevada Office of Consumer Affairs and the Nevada Fight Fraud Taskforce, …

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— The holidays aren’t always the happiest time of year – especially if you’re dealing with the stress of being a family caregiver. Or what if, you’re a long-distance caregiver that will return home for the holidays? AARP is partnering with the Alzheimer’s Association to present a very special webinar titled, “Caregiving & the Holidays: Signs, Expectations & Tips for Long-Distance Caregivers,” on Tuesday, December 6th at 1pm MT Ruth Drew, who is Director of Family and Information Services at the …

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— Don’t miss out! Register today for the free webinar, “Joy Unleashed: Lessons a Dog Taught an Unemployed Baby Boomer.” Join AARP on Thursday, December 1st for a free webinar. “Joy Unleashed: Lessons a Dog Taught an Unemployed Baby Boomer” will feature the inspiring true-life story of a dog named Bella who helped her owner, Jean Baur, find a sense of belonging and confidence after being downsized by her job. The webinar airs live at 2 p.m. CT on Thursday, December 1st …

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— AARP has announced actress and advocate Holly Robinson Peete will headline a live,  Online Family Caregiving Fair scheduled for Thursday, November 17. Registration for the Online Family Caregiving Fair HERE Peete, who is best known for her roles on 21 Jump Street and Hanging’ with Mr. Cooper, simultaneously cared for a father with Parkinson’s disease and a son with autism.  She will discuss juggling caregiving and work, facing hurdles as a family caregiver and balancing caring for yourself while caring …

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— Got financial skills? Love working with numbers? You can help Nevadans maximize their money this tax season byby becoming a Nevada AARP Tax-Aide volunteer. Each year, the AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide program provides free tax preparation for thousands across the country.  Last year in Nevada, Tax-Aide volunteers served nearly 15,000 people throughout the state, preparing returns and answering questions for some who did not need to file.  Their efforts resulted in more than $10 million in tax refunds! More than 260 Nevada …

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— The career of Bob Newhart over the past half-century has been remarkable. Most notably for his television career, but Newhart has also had a stellar film, recording and stand-up comedy career. In fact, he’s won two Grammy awards for his comedy albums of the early 60’s. He’s versatile, he’s beloved and he’s still a force. Newhart is ready to bring his dry humor and deadpan style to The Smith Center in Las Vegas. Now in his 56th year in show business, …

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— Join AARP Nevada and dozens of other local community organizations to celebrate a centuries-old tradition rooted in Latin American cultures, this Friday through Sunday, Nov. 4-6, from 4-9pm at the Springs Preserve. The Springs Preserve will present its colorful ninth annual Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) event. This 3,000-year-old Hispanic celebration honoring loved ones is full of joy and tradition. This family-friendly event blends rich customs with exciting activities such as live theater and dance performances, altars, mariachis, …

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— Join us for our free webinar “Heart Advice: Family Caregivers in the Heartland” Thursday, October 27th at 3 p.m. ET/2 p.m. CT. Be part of an open and honest conversation with Maren Turner and Judy Davis Cole, family caregivers in Kansas. You’ll learn how caregiving has changed in the last few years and how Maren and Judy care for loved ones with strength and grace. They’ll also take your questions live. PLUS, everyone who registers will receive a free stainless …

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— Want to become more warm & natural in job interviews? Don’t miss our fun, out-of-the-box webinar “Improv to Get the Job” THIS Thursday 10/20 at 7pm ET. Skilled improv artists Ellen Ornato-Feldman and Jenny Drescher — who hail from Connecticut — will help you learn how to use improvisation techniques that could help you land your next job! They’ll also take your questions live! PLUS everyone who registers will get a free travel mug! Register now!

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— Hailed as “an extraordinarily versatile orchestra” by The Los Angeles Times, the JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA is composed of 15 of jazz music’s leading soloists under the leadership of musical director Wynton Marsalis. Drawing from an extensive repertoire that includes original compositions by Mr. Marsalis, Ted Nash, and other members of the orchestra, as well as the masterworks of Ellington, Mingus, Coltrane, and other great jazz composers, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis concerts are internationally …